A creative partnership in Winnipeg has helped bridge the gap between newcomers to Canada and an employer looking for highly specialized workers.
Eva Kovacs has always loved sharing stories about inspiring people and events that make Winnipeg a vibrant community.
Kovacs started her career in journalism 17 years ago, grinding it out as a daily reporter, and building her journalism skills by finding stories that inform the community.
She began at Global Winnipeg in 1998, as a reporter and anchor. Kovacs has turned her focus to bringing more community stories to the forefront. Her passion for storytelling and the city come together in a weekly series called Better Winnipeg, which runs on Global News and globalnews.ca/Winnipeg.
Kovacs is a crafty Pinterest fan, movie buff, and reader. She is an all round DIY girl and brings her creative spirit to the viewers.
When not working out in the community, Kovacs and her husband are raising two children, spending time with family and friends, at the local hockey rinks, and walking their dog, Jet.
Paul Hamm has been playing sledge hockey for the past six years. The sport has helped him learn new skills, make new friends, travel to tournaments in the United States and boost his confidence.
The Manitoba Moose raised more than $25,000 was raised in the first three years of their four-year partnership with the Assiniboine Park Zoo.
The Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Jets have taken on a new look — specifically, new logos — designed for two special hockey games celebrating Indigenous culture.
A stroke in December 2016 changed Mitch Krohn’s life, but with a little help, he is now living in his own home and pursuing his passion for acting.
The Winnipeg hamper program supported by Local Investment Toward Employment (LITE) has a little twist, giving people in need employment experience.
The foot clinic at the Saul Sair Health Centre sees 15-20 people a day, providing much-needed support for people in Winnipeg experiencing homelessness.
A Winnipeg woman owes her life to the care and specialized technology at St. Boniface Hospital. Erin Thomas suffered a heart attack in February 2017.
A Winnipeg girl who endured treatments for Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is on track to raise $10K for the Children’s Hospital.
Ashley Patrie and her children were selected as the partner family for this year’s Women Build home, and she couldn’t be happier.
The Manitoba Riding for the Disabled Association has been helping people for 40 years.
A group of Manitoba Moose players surprised Special Olympics athletes during their weeknight bowling practice at Billy Mosienko Lanes.
Handmade toques create a special bond between Festival du Voyageur and stroke survivors
Four year old Ivy is a feisty little girl. She was born having to fight to stay alive at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Boniface Hospital.
Mathieu Perreault and his wife have added their voices to support fundraising for the St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.